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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day: October 22, 2016

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On October 22, 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will host its National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The initiative aims to “provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.” In May, the DEA collected 893,498 pounds of unwanted medicines – the most since its inception in 2010 – and looks to increase this number.

A complete list of collection sites can be found here.

Listed below are a few local sites in Washington, DC:

  • Washington Metropolitan Police Department, Third Police District,1620 V Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009
  • Washington Metropolitan Police Department, First Police District, 101 M Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024
  • DEA-Headquarters, Pentagon Parking Lot, (ARMY/NAVY DR) Between Fern St & Eads St, 551 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202

All collection sites will operate from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

For more information regarding the program, check this site: National Take-Back Initiative as well as this previous blog entry.

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